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Poland Punishes LGBT Rights Activist with Pretrial Detention

Click to expand Image Activist Malgorzata Szutowicz, center, known as Margot, before being arrested in Warsaw, Poland, on Friday Aug. 7, 2020.  ©020 Czarek Sokolowski/AP Photo Warsaw police have arrested a nonbinary activist, Margot Szutowicz, who has been placed in pretrial detention, in the latest example of Polish authorities’ anti-LGBT actions. Forty-eight other people, from a crowd of LGBT rights supporters protesting Szutowicz’s imminent arrest last Friday, were also briefly detained but have been released. An investigation by the Polish Commissioner for Human Rights found that…

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